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World Oceans Day 2020: Global Celebration @ United Nations June 08 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Stay tuned: Soon you will find a lot more details on this page about our 2020 World Oceans Day Global Celebration, to take place on 8 June at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York City.

For the time being, we invite you to nominate speakers whom you would consider innovative and inspiring to take part in the event!

Click here to access the Speaker Nomination Form

Exposition "Océans plastifiés" à Nice

Exposition Océans plastifiés NICE September 17 2019 @ 11:09 PM - December 17 2019 @ 5:12 PM

"Océans plastifiés"

La Maison de l'environnement de la ville de Nice, accueille l'exposition réalisée par l'association Expédition MED "Océans plastifiés" à partir du 17 septembre 2019 jusqu'au 17 décembre 2019.
Une exposition pour sensibiliser petits et grands aux ravages du plastique dans les océans.

2020 Chesapeake Community Research Symposium June 08 2020 @ 8:30 AM - June 10 2020 @ 5:00 PM

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Chesapeake Bay Research and Management: Progress and Future Challenges

The Chesapeake Research Consortium / Chesapeake Community Modeling Program (CCMP) seeks to improve observational and modeling tools specific to the Chesapeake Bay and its surrounding environment by fostering collaborative, open source research. The purpose of the seventh biennial Chesapeake Community Research Symposium is to identify and showcase existing observational and modeling research efforts and decision support tools using data.

 

Naipunnya School of Management 'World Ocean Day Celebrations'

World Oceans Day Celebration June 08 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Naipunnya School of Management celebrated World Oceans Day in collaboration with UNDP Ocean Action Hub. As part of the celebrations Fr. George Mavumkoottathil inaugurated the event by giving a message on ocean conservation for future generations as well as contemporary world. Students from the college under the 'Ocean Action Hub' club actively participated in the cleaning activities on the shores of Arabian Sea in Andhakaranazhi beach area.

Climate Talks: back to Copenhaguen, ECSITE conference June 06 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

In 2009 we were in Copenhagen for COP15, representing science centres and museums in the fight against climate change. Ten years later, we find ourselves back in the same city. And this time, it’s for crisis talks. The IPCC’s latest report was crystal clear: cut carbon emissions as much as possible and as fast as possible, to mitigate the effects of climate change. What concrete action can we, as science engagement organisations, take now to rise to this challenge?

Gothenburg Marine Biological Laboratory

Open lab June 08 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gothenburg Marine Biological Laboratory will celebrate World Oceans Day 2019 with an Open Lab event. Visitors are welcome to vsist the lab, do experiments, ask questions about the marine Environment and to take part in citizen science and help researchers to look for marine invasive species.

On Thursday, the 6th of June, Oceana is opening a photo-exposition “Discover the hidden North Sea” on the Museumsquare in Amsterdam.

Foto expositie: Ontdek de verborgen Noordzee / Photo exhibition: Discover the North Sea June 06 2019 @ 12:30 PM - June 24 2019 @ 9:00 PM

On Thursday, the 6th of June, Oceana is opening a photo-exposition “Discover the hidden North Sea” on the Museumsquare in Amsterdam.

The outdoor exhibition, on display until 24rd of June, reveals the hidden gems of the North Sea that Oceana documented during its two recent expeditions. Through this action, the largest ocean protection organisation aims to make Dutch audience aware of the beauty of the North Sea and the urgency to protect its vulnerable biodiversity. 

Democrat Point is a popular fishing and surfing spot, unfortunately we find tons of debris like this.

Long Island Beach Cleanup And Education Event June 06 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This Thursday, we'll be hosting a beach cleanup at Democrat Point in Robert Moses! All are welcome!

We all enjoy Long Island's incredible beaches in the Summer, so why not help keep them clean! If you're a fisher, surfer, or just a local who cares - stop by and lend a hand! Let's set an example to leave no trace this Summer.

How to get there:
If you have a beach access pass for a 4WD vehicle, feel free to drive on and meet us on the ocean-side as far west as you're allowed.

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